TITLE

surgical field

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2114
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "surgical field," is presented. It refers to a room or a place where an operation is conducted and which is prepared to maintain cleanliness during surgeries.
ACCESSION #
21247483

 

Related Articles

  • OR.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1528 

    A definition of the acronym "OR" is presented, which means operating room in medicine. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • perfusionist.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1625 

    A definition of the medical term perfusionist is presented. The term refers to an individual who assists the physician in all aspects of managing the equipment and techniques used during extracorporeal circulation. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by...

  • surgical technologist.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2115 

    A definition of the term "surgical technologist," is presented. It refers to a person who helps in the functions of operating room like preparing the patient for surgery, ensuring the cleanliness of the operating room, and operating equipment during surgery. The technologist also works as...

  • amphitheater.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p95 

    A definition of the term "amphitheater" is presented. Amphitheater refers to an operating room or auditorium with tiers of seats around it for students and other observers. The term originated from the word "theatron" which means theater. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • CST.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p511 

    The acronym "CST" is presented, which means Certified Surgical Technologist.

  • Africa, sub-Saharan.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p52 

    A definition of the term Africa, sub-Saharan is presented. Sub-Saharan Africa is the large region of Africa that lies just south of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, and HIV. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • glycogen (GLY-koh-jen).  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p16 

    The medical term "glycogen," which refers to the form of glucose found in the liver and muscles, is presented. The definition from the "Diabetes Dictionary" also provides the term's pronunciation.

  • heredity.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p17 

    The medical term "heredity," which refers to the passing of a trait from parent to child, is presented. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary."

  • honeymoon phase.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p17 

    A definition of the medical term "honeymoon phase" is presented. The term refers to the temporary remission of hyperglycemia that occurs in some people newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The remission occurs when some insulin secretion resumes for a short time, usually a few months, before...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics